Impact of Brokerage Rating on HCA Holdings, Inc.(HCA)

Many HCA Holdings, Inc.(HCA) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Feb 1, 2017 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 98 from a previous price target of $95 .HCA Holdings Inc was Upgraded by Avondale to Mkt Outperform on Jan 17, 2017. HCA Holdings Inc was Initiated by Piper Jaffray to Overweight on Jan 4, 2017.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 13, 2017, P. Martin Paslick (SVP and CIO) sold 22,524 shares at 83.50 per share price.On Feb 13, 2017, Jana Joustra Davis (SVP – Corporate Affairs) sold 12,595 shares at 83.57 per share price.On Feb 9, 2017, John M Steele (SVP – Human Resources) sold 31,535 shares at 82.55 per share price.

HCA Holdings Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 31, 2017. The company reported $1.80 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $1.79. The company had revenue of $10641.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $10688.77 million. The companys revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.69 EPS.

HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has received a short term rating of buy from experts at Zacks with a rank of 2. The stock has been rated an average of 1.72 by 18 Brokerage Firm. 11 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 1 stock experts have also suggested a buy rating. 6 Brokerage Firms have advised hold.

HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) stock has received a short term price target of $ 91.25 from 16 Analyst. The share price can be expected to fluctuate from the mean short term target, can be seen from the standard deviation reading of $6.08. The higher estimate of target price is $100 , while the lower price target estimate is $78

HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Tuesday as its shares dropped 0.05% or 0.04 points. After the session commenced at $83.59, the stock reached the higher end at $84.31 while it hit a low of $83.5. With the volume soaring to 1,934,424 shares, the last trade was called at $83.71. The company has a 52-week high of $84.31. The company has a market cap of $31,018 million and there are 370,536,000 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $63.87.

HCA Inc. is a non-governmental hospital in the U.S. providing health care and related services. The Company operates a network of acute care hospitals, outpatient facilities, clinics and other patient care delivery settings. The Company also owns and manages freestanding surgery centers, diagnostic and imaging centers, radiation and oncology therapy centers, rehabilitation and physical therapy centers, and various other facilities. HCA Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.


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